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Teck’s $1 million donation to College of the Rockies will support construction of the new trades training facility at the College’s Cranbrook campus, in addition to establishing a scholarship fund for trades students and helping to revitalize the Fernie campus. Classes in the new trades facility are scheduled to start in early August.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Financial

Teck Donates $1 Million to College of the Rockies

College of the Rockies students throughout the region will benefit from improved access to training

Main entrance at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fairmont Hot Springs, Developments, Financial

$5M in BDC Financing helps Fairmont Hot Springs Resort do extensive upgrades

$5-million financing from BDC to go into enhancing guest experiences at the year-round B.C. resort.

Aerial view of the recent Grand Forks flooding.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Financial

Grand Forks flood relief supported by local Credit Unions - surpasses $50K

Seven credit unions from the Boundary, Kootenay, and Columbia Valley have collaborated in their efforts to provide financial relief for Grand Forks.

Wayne Stetski
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

MP Stetski announces call for applications for Seniors’ Grants

In order for a project to be eligible for a New Horizons grant, it must be led or inspired by seniors.

The Cranbrook Garden Club being presented with a cheque.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial

2018 Community EKC Cash award winners collect a total of $7,773

The Community Cash Awards, which aimed to develop healthy and diverse communities, offered local community groups an opportunity to apply for funding.

Rauni Naud was recognized by Kootenay Business magazine as an Influential Woman in Business in the West Kootenay region
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Financial, Influential Women in Business

Rauni Naud: focused, balanced and fulfilled

Rauni Naud combines a single-minded focus, continuing education and passion for her community to achieve financial success and a balanced life.

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From left: Jan Morton (president, Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society), Johnny Strilaeff (CEO, Columbia Basin Trust), Minister of Children and Family Development and MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy and Mayor of Rossland Kathy Moore break ground at a new affordable housing development in Rossland on May 1, 2018.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Financial

Affordable housing for Columbia Basin residents

The Government of British Columbia is working with the Columbia Basin Trust to build 167 new homes for people in the region struggling to find housing.

Alan Rice stands outside the new BDO office in Kimberley
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Financial, Small Business

BDO opens in Kimberley

BDO now maintains a full-time accounting office in Kimberley

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Rob Sorenson poses with last year’s golf tournament banner.
West Kootenay, Christina Lake, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial

Christina Lake Fire and Rescue Charity Golf Tournament

Christina Lake Fire and Rescue does good work all year. Join their charity golf tournament for some good work of your own.

by Timothy Fowler
The Colours of Nelson Mural Project was created through a collaborative design process by 16 artists, ages 15-39.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial

Art goes public thanks to new Trust program

Columbia Basin Trust commits $750,000 to help communities increase public art

Promoted Financial businesses

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